Industry News

Taking advantage of a great savings opportunity, Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have contracted FDSI Logistics to manage their inbound freight through FDSI’s Higher Education Freight Management Program.

5/22/2014

North Atlantic Capital Corporation has reached an agreement with Boston-based education technology company, ConnectEDU, Inc., to acquire Academic Management Systems, Inc. and the CoursEval software product line.

5/22/2014

As part of its ongoing effort to increase degree completion rates, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, APLU’s Office for Access and Success and the Council of 1890 Universities invites you to attend the HBCU Student Success Summit.

5/22/2014

CollegeNET announced that it helped Georgetown University Admissions assemble one of its strongest early action applicant pools ever, with more than 6,800 candidates applying to the university in the fall of 2013.

5/21/2014

Fazoli’s, the nation’s largest premium quick service Italian chain, will soon open its first on-campus unit at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. To be located in a large food court space in The Market at Stangel/Murdough, the unit will be part of a completely renovated, state-of-the-art food court. Guests will have the option to dine in or carry out food from this on-campus location.

5/21/2014

MultiTouch Ltd. announced an interactive installation at Trinity University's Admissions Office Welcome Center. The installation, which features a MultiTaction 55" table display, provides an easily accessible, interactive platform for prospective students to explore their academic interests and options during on-campus tours of the university.

5/21/2014

Fitness on Demand’s digital, on-demand programming featuring hundreds of group fitness classes is now available to college campuses across the country with specially-designed playlists that appeal to the students’ interests and schedules.

5/21/2014

When the University of Maine Black Bears and their fans return to Harold Alfond Sports Stadium this fall, they will be welcomed by a new LED video display that will be designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D.

5/20/2014

Wharton Research Data Services, the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, announces the addition of the Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Guidance to its data offerings. Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Guidance enables researchers to directly compare analyst and management expectations and comments on company performance, and ensures that researchers are using the same accounting basis for consistent analysis.

5/20/2014

The NHU Foundation and Santa Clara University are pleased to announce new plans for the use of the former National Hispanic University campus in East San Jose. The Foundation is moving forward with plans to establish the Institute for Hispanic Educational Advancement at the campus beginning June 16, 2014.

5/20/2014

Hobsons announced the launch of Radius, the first Student Lifecycle Management solution to proactively engage students during recruitment, enrollment, and through to graduation, thus allowing institutions to place students at the center of their business.

5/20/2014

Dr. Craig R. Everett, director of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project and an assistant professor of finance at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, has been named co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance.

5/19/2014

Berkeley College faculty, students and alumni participated in seminars, panel sessions and networking events during the first Brooklyn Tech Triangle U Week. Berkeley College is one of 11 colleges and universities that comprise the Tech Triangle U consortium engaged with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership to support economic development in the borough of Brooklyn, NY.

5/19/2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it has provided the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with industry-leading test instrumentation to equip instructional laboratories at the school’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department.

5/19/2014

Gwynedd Mercy University in Gwynedd, Pa., is expanding its use of Teachscape this fall as it launches the Accelerated Executive Doctorate in Educational Leadership program. Teachscape’s professional learning tools will be used by undergraduate, graduate, master and doctoral faculty and students as an integral part of the university’s clinical teacher preparation program.

5/19/2014

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